[Transverse hemimelia of the lower right limb associated with sysmetrical malformations of the hands in a newborn infant].

@article{Pratic1987TransverseHO,
  title={[Transverse hemimelia of the lower right limb associated with sysmetrical malformations of the hands in a newborn infant].},
  author={Giuseppe Pratic{\`o} and Domenico Mazzone and V Lentini and Alfio Fichera and Francesca Sciacca},
  journal={La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and surgical pediatrics},
  year={1987},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={489-92}
}
The authors report a newborn infant affected by terminal transverse hemimelia of the right lower limb, associated with symmetric malformations of the hands, simulating the "amniotic bands syndrome". The symmetric hand anomalies and the presence of slight malformations of the left lower limb lead us to think that the etiology of this case is genetic… CONTINUE READING